“It is both relaxing and invigorating to occasionally set aside the worries of life, seek the company of a friendly book…from the reading of ‘good books’ there comes a richness of life that can be obtained in no other way.”
― Gordon B. Hinckley
Tattoos are a lot like books.
They tell a story – our story. Our bodies become the canvas into which our experiences are etched, becoming a journal that tells tales of who we are. Sometimes long after we’re gone.
This Book Lovers Day, we’ve decided to put together some of our favourite tattoos inspired by the stories and characters we love so dearly.
Check out these amazing book tattoo designs and get inspired!
Ready to have your story memorialized in ink? Head on over to jhaiho.com to book a tattoo online today!
Book Lovers Day: The perfect time to get a book tattoo!
Book Lovers Day falls on the 9th of August, the month of ‘civility, reorganization, improvement, and overall development’. This is a time for self-reflection and growth.
That makes it the perfect time for book lovers to get a tattoo!
There are few things more satisying than holding a new book in your hand. That might be why book cover tattoos are so beautiful to look at – it’s almost like carrying your favourite books around with you all the time!
Bookshelf tattoos are just as beautiful. They are a poetic reminder that there’s so many more books to read, and so much more to discover!
Small book tattoos not your thing? Try something a little bigger!
Book Tattoos Ideas: Finding inspiration!
If you’re looking to get a tattoo but are not sure what to get, look no further than between the pages of your favourite books! A character, a place, a moment, or a quote – you can get anything inked!
Read on for more book lover tattoo ideas!
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and all the movies it inspired introduced us to a monster who grapples with a very human question – what makes a person good? After over 200 years, this book continues to inspire the horror genre, so naturally, Frankenstein also finds a place on our book lovers tattoo list!
Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind is another novel that inspired many – from political discourse to fashion. The legacy of this book will keep it living on for a long time, making it a perfect choice for a book lover’s tattoo!
No list of book tattoos is complete without Harry Potter! The magical world of wizarding wars, spells, potions, and beyond provides endless inspiration for book tattoos.
Here’s are some Harry Potter tattoos we absolutely adore!
If you’re looking for something more intense, why not try a book tattoo sleeve?
Another series that holds a special place for most readers is The Hunger Games. This dark tale may be set in a fictional world, but it’s hard not to relate to the themes and injustices we encounter throughout the story.
Katniss Everdeen became a hero to us all and taught us to stand up and make ourselves heard!
Game of Thrones is yet another series that is perfect for anyone looking to get a book tattoo. From kings and queens to dragons, direwolves, and white walkers – there’s no shortage of inspiration in this medieval marvel!
Speaking of Marvel – we wouldn’t DREAM of leaving out the world of comics and graphic novels!
Check out these awesome book lover tattoos inspired by some of your favourite heroes and villains!
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